The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has invited applications for its Special Scholarship Scheme (SSS) for candidates who have completed their class 12 in Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh. Interested candidates can fill the applications online by September 15 at the official website — aicte-jk-scholarship-gov.in.
Applicants must have passed class 12 either from Jammu and Kashmir board or CBSE board in Jammu in 2019-20, 2020-21 academic years. The scholarship scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2010 will provide up to Rs 30,000 for those who wish to pursue graduation in the general stream and Rs 1.25 lakh for those who want to study engineering or other professional courses and up to Rs 3 lakh for medical streams such as MBBS or BDS.
A total of 5000 scholarships are being offered. Applicants must note that the family income must not be more than Rs 8 lakhs. Postgraduate students are not eligible for the course. The scholarship will cover academic fees and maintenance charges such as hostel, mess, books, and other incidentals.